Flashcards in Africa Review Deck (38):
Who is the tallest group of people in the world?
Which disease is caused by a lack of protein?
What vector brings African sleeping sickness?
The tsetse fly
Which group of people have a click incorporated into their language?
Which group fought the dutch in the battle of blood river?
Four things about Malan
Who were the earliest inhabitants of Africa?
When did the Dutch arrive in South Africa?
Four things about the Khoikhoi
First to meet the Dutch
Griqua are their offspring
Approximately, how many languages are spoken in Africa?
What are the two largest problems for Africa?
There are too many languages
Three things about the Griqua
Go to center
Which country is the most populated?
Which city is most populated?
What is Egypt's number one export?
Oil and petroleum (Used to be Cotton)
Four things about the Aswan high dam
Doesn't allow silt and nutrients to go to crops
What is unique about Kimberly in south Africa?
It is a mine with diamonds
What does Maghreb mean?
Land farther west
The average African is host to how many parasites in their lifetime?
What vector brings schistosomiasis?
What is marasmus?
What is the great rift valley and how many grand canyons can fit into it?
Two plates that pull apart
What is the birthrate, death rate, life expectancy, and per capita income for Africa?
The birthrate is 44
The death rate is 14
The life expectancy is 53
The per capita income is 610
What is Afrikaans?
Dutch and French in south Africa
A gully or dry riverbed
A market in an Arab community
This was instituted to encourage economic growth in Kenya
religious belief that nature has spiritual beings
An overthrow of an existing government
An Egyptian farmer
Broad band of semi arid land south of the Sahara
A steep cliff that separates two level areas of differing elevations
A country completely surrounded by another country
Wealth in the form of money or property owned or used in business; Wealth in whatever form, used to produce more wealth
The old section of a north African city usually centered around a mosque
A person who flees his or her country to escape invasion, oppression, or persecution
A program to reform the structure of an economy
Structural adjustment program